From the Lab to the Loading Dock Blog
Rob Millar’s nearly two-decades long career started at SRC Geoanalytical Laboratories in 2005 in sample preparation. He then moved into an analyst role and eventually became lab manager. Learn about Rob's career at SRC and how he and his team have helped develop solutions to meet the evolving needs of industry.
As SRC steadily marches through its 75th year of operation, we sat down with President and CEO, Mike Crabtree, to discuss key moments in SRC’s history that have shaped the organization. Crabtree also shares some insight into what the future holds for Canada’s second largest research and technology organization.
As the potash industry has developed in Saskatchewan and around the world, SRC has provided technological support along the way. Learn how we've helped to address many of the potash industry’s challenges and growth along the way.
SRC has a long history of working in energy efficiency and renewables, and that work continues today. Meet Ryan Jansen, Team Lead, Integrated Energy Systems at SRC who leads much of SRC's work in renewables technology, as well as smart and microgrids—all with an eye on helping industry improve efficiencies.
Research shows that livestock with access to quality water will consume more, gain weight quicker and are less likely to develop health issues. Learn about some of the most common factors affecting water quality that we’ve seen at SRC Environmental Analytical Laboratories.
In the 1960s, SRC began the Geology and Groundwater mapping program, collecting and compiling data on the geology, quantity and quality of groundwater resources in Saskatchewan's agricultural regions. Learn more about this historic work and how it helped provide a basis for groundwater resources in the province.
Meet Mike McCubbing, manager of SRC's Diamond Laboratory - one of the largest commercial diamond processing labs in the world. Learn more about Mike's career at SRC and how his team has helped grow SRC's diamond capabilities to meet evolving industry needs.
As electric vehicle technologies advance and the energy transition continues, the demand for critical metals keeps rising. Learn about SRC's direct recycling process of LIB metals that will help industry meet the growing demand for critical metals and divert batteries from landfills.
Thinking about a career in science? Here’s what some geoscientists and engineers at SRC have to say.
There’s no rule that you must be born with math and science skills to pursue a career in engineering; it’s all about persistence, and a deep desire for learning new things and discovering how they work. We had a chat with a few of our engineers and geoscientists at SRC to learn more about what drew them to their careers. Find out what it's like to live a life of science.
SRC's Climate Reference Station at the Conservation Learning Centre became fully operational in 2012. Find out how the station was started and why the Centre has been the ideal home for over a decade.